Climbing & Rappelling

Steve Miller

Climbing Committee Chair
Grand Canyon Council

The council climbing committee is dedicated to providing quality training and activities above and beyond the basic camping experiences of the Boy Scouts of America.

Find a certified climbing instructor in our Facebook group ––

Climb On Safely

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Climb On Safely is the BSA’s procedure for organizing BSA climbing/rappelling activities at a natural site or a specifically designed facility such as a climbing wall or tower.

Merit Badge

For both climbing and rappelling

For the merit badge requirements and printable worksheets go to


Going up

Webelos Scouts are encouraged to engage in climbing and rappelling in a controlled environment with close supervision by certified instructors.


Coming down

When you’re rappelling or rock climbing as part of a BSA program, you are supported by a sturdy system of harnesses, ropes, and anchors.

Upcoming Climbing / Rappelling Events

Climbing Merit Badge Clinic

When: Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: R-C Scout Ranch 
Availability: SOLD OUT